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Accident: 200813251 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Counterweight Cable

Accident: 200813251 -- Report ID: 0627510 -- Event Date: 07/25/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31527766507/25/20111389Basic Energy Services
On July, 25, 2011, Employee #1, and his coworkers working for an energy co. were of scoping up a mast. The mass was near its completed height, when the counterweight cable wire snapped, causing the able to free fall, striking and killing the derrick hand that was standing on the ground.
Keywords: derrick, wire rope, fall, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315277665 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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